Mackenzi Lee

Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA from Simmons College in writing for children and young adults. Her first novel, This Monstrous Thing, which won the PEN New England Susan Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award, was released in 2015 from HarperCollins. Her second novel, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, a queer spin on the classic adventure novel, comes out June 20, 2017. She loves Diet Coke, sweater weather, and Star Wars. On a perfect day, she can be found enjoying all three. You can find her on Twitter @themackenzilee where she curates a weekly storytime #Bygone Badass Broads about badass women from history you probably didn’t know about but should. She currently calls Boston home.